Hurst was dismissed on Thursday after securing just one win from the last 14 league games, with his final match the 2-0 defeat at Leeds. My details. Telegraph Sport Football.
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He had established a decent reputation at Grimsby and Shrewsbury and was seen as a shrewd appointment in May, but it has proven a chastening experience for the former defender. H urst replaced Mick McCarthy, who left Portman Road towards the end of last season after five-and-a-half years in charge.
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His signings have come under scrutiny and Ipswich are bottom of the Championship, already four points adrift of safety. Upgrade to Premium.
Lambert has been approached by Ipswich and is considering whether to make what would represent a controversial move due to his past association with the club's bitter rivals Norwich. L ambert could be in the stands for Ipswich's game at Millwall on Saturday if negotiations continue to progress. The 49 year-old is available after leaving Stoke by mutual consent in May and is understood to have held initial talks with Marcus Evans, the Ipswich owner.